Category: Planet Earth

Climate Models Foresee that Hurricanes are Stronger

Changes in hurricanes over time are difficult to study. The measurements can’t be easily compared to other measurements. Even though a study has indicated that as the world gets warmer, the hurricanes are getting stronger, it is not 100 percent certain. The journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has released a paper online Read More

Crowds of Ancient Bacteria Found Living Underneath the Seafloor of the South Pacific

Scientists were shocked to discover massed colonies of bacteria thriving on pieces of organic matter under 100-million-year-old rocks deep in the South Pacific seafloor. One study discovered 10 billion organisms with a single cell crammed in a 1-cubic-centimeter space which is similar to the density of bacteria in the human stomach. Since the samples were Read More

Explanation Provided for the Odd Movement of Yellowstone Landmark

A large strip of grass at the Yellowstone National Park has been erratically rising and falling for over 20 years. According to a new study, this is because of wayward magma. Since the magma has been active for a long time since 2000, it has lifted the Norris Geyser Basin for almost 13 centimeters. In Read More